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CIVCO Medical Instrument Co Inc Quality Engineering Co-Op in Kalona, Iowa


SummaryAssists Quality department with projects and tasks supporting manufacturing and continuous process improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include the following (other duties may be assigned):Product Development and Design Control: Complete assigned quality and manufacturing verification and validation for new and existing products. Complete changes to associated standard operating procedures, drawings, and/or change orders.

Manufacturing Support: Document and perform manufacturing project qualification or verification activities to increase productivity and efficiency in the manufacturing areas

Continuous Process Improvement: Use product and process improvement techniques like process capability studies, process time studies, and value stream mapping to drive process reliability, low cost manufacturing, and complaint free products.

Production Support: Investigate production or process issues and help complete associated process or drawing changes.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperienceMinimum of a high school diploma or equivalent degree and actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline such as manufacturing or industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or other related discipline. One to three semesters of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience, desired.Skills and Abilities Basic proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Minitab. Ability to understand and interpret mechanical drawings, geometric tolerances. Ability to travel between the Coralville and Kalona locations. Regular, predictable attendance is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)